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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.80
Liaison John Arendt
Submission Date Sept. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Laurie Case
Sustainability & Strategic Planning Coordinator
Chancellor's Office
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:

Sustainability strategic plan in place; greenhouse gas inventories completed, with recurring evaluations planned; Climate Action Plan in place and updated periodically; STARS assessment completed with updates underway; multiple programs for students developed and undergoing implementation.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

UW – Green Bay has had a Sustainability Committee for two years. This committee is composed of a cross-section of the university including faculty, staff and student representatives. During the school year, the committee meets on a bi-weekly basis to discuss ongoing projects and development of new programs. The committee’s budget helps support sustainability efforts such as Recyclemania and Zimride as well as other efforts targeted to make the UW –Green Bay campus more sustainable.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Members of Academic Year 2012 - 2013 committee include:
Scott Ashmann, Chairperson, Associate Professor, Education
Gail Sims-Aubert, Director, Resident Life
John Katers, Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
John Arendt, Associate Director, Enivornmental Managment and Business Institute
Paul Pinkston, Director, Facilities Management & Operations
Patricia Terry, Professor, Public and Environmental Affairs
Rick Warpinski, Director, University Union
Jorge Estevez, Assistant Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
Josh Goldman, Manager, Computing and Informational Technology
Marie Helmke, Manager, Institutional Purchasing
J.D. Dressan, Account Manager, Wisconsin Public Service (local utility)
Joe Schoenebeck, Academic Staff, Laboratory Manager
Laurie Case, Sustainability & Strategic Planning Coordinator
Taryn Oelson, student, environmental chair, Student Government Association
Heba Mohammad, student, President, Student Government Association


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

UWGB has a sustainabiltiy office run by the Sustainablity Coordinator.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1

The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Laurie Case

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

This position is primarily responsible for campus-wide sustainability initiatives with emphasis on the continuing integration of sustainability into the campus culture and all aspects of campus activities. This position also assists the Chancellor’s office with strategic planning and other related responsibilities. Activities involve work with campus leaders, student leaders and organizations throughout the institution and include aspects of capital budget planning, campus space use planning, academic program positioning/development, non-academic institutional development processes, campus facilities management and project management.


The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.